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A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-10-02

A closer look at the Catalan economy

On business today we bring you an in-depth look at the role Catalonia plays in the Spanish economy. Catalonia is Spain's most prosperous region, accounting for just under a fifth of the country’s GDP. We also head to the Paris Stock Exchange to get market reaction to the controversial independence vote that sparked clashes with Spanish riot police.

By Delano D’SOUZA

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2018-10-23 The Business Chronicle

Who is still going to Saudi Arabia's investment conference?

Saudi Arabia's Future Investment Initiative conference gets underway in Riyadh, but without many of its high-profile speakers. Many business and political leaders have chosen to...

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2018-10-22 The Business Chronicle

Italy determined to stick to budget plan despite EU warnings

Italy is determined to stick to its plan to increase its budget deficit to 2.4% of GDP next year, despite warnings from the EU and a credit downgrade by Moody's to just one level...

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2018-10-19 The Business Chronicle

China's growth slows to lowest level since 2009

China's economic growth has slowed to its worst level since the global financial crisis. Beijing released its first quarterly GDP report since tit-for-tat tariffs began with the...

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2018-10-18 The Business Chronicle

US backs off branding China a currency manipulator

The US Treasury Department stops short of labelling China a "currency manipulator", despite Donald Trump repeatedly accusing Beijing of interfering with the yuan. Also today,...

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2018-10-17 The Business Chronicle

US tops list of most competitive economies

The United States has come out on top of the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index, knocking Switzerland into fourth place. Have Donald Trump's policies helped its...

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